Gary M. Ansel


Dr. Gary M. Ansel

Interventional Cardiologist/ Cardiac and Peripheral Vascular Intervention Specialist

System Medical Chief, Vascular Program, OhioHealth
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Toledo Medical Center
Physician, OhioHealth Heart and Vascular Physician Group
Associate Director, OhioHealth Research Institute
Investigator, OhioHealth Research Institute
Professional Interests

Dr. Ansel is an active clinical consultant and proceduralist in all aspects of vascular medicine and cardiology. He has dedicated his career to facilitating a total vascular care program for patients.

Research and Collaboration
480BioMedical AdvisorDevelopment of endoluminal bioabsorbable theraputic devices for peripheral and/or coronary vascular therapy.Consulting Fees
AbbottConsultantDevelopment of superficial femoral artery stenting products and other theraputic medical systems for the treatment of cardiovascular disease.Non-compensated
AbbottScientific and Strategic Advisory Board MemberDevelopment of advanced diagnostic and therapeutic medical systems for the treatment of vascular disease.Consulting Fees
AbbottExpert witnessLegal case reviewConsulting Fees
AbbottConsultantdiagnostic and theraputic medical systems for cardiovascular diseaseConsulting Fees
AlucentConsultantConsultingConsulting Fees
ArstasisConsultantValidation of the mechanisms of action and clinical benefits of the AXERA Self-Sealing Access procedure.Consulting Fees
AstraZenecaAdvisorPlatelet aggregation inhibitor for the prevention of thrombotic events.Consulting Fees
AtriumCo-Principal InvestigatoriCAST Rx De Novo Stent Placement Study for the treatment of atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis in patients with resistant hypertension.Consulting Fees
BardScientific Advisory Board MemberDevelopment of products for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease.Consulting Fees
BardConsultantConsultingConsulting Fees
BardConsultantConsultingConsulting Fees
Best DoctorsConsultantMedical diagnostic services.Consulting Fees
BiosensorsConsultantClinical research and product development for peripheral vascular interventionsConsulting Fees
BluegrassScientific Advisory Board MemberDevelopment of venous access devices.Consulting Fees
Boston ScientificPreceptorTraining in the area of interventional cardiology and peripheral interventions.Consulting Fees
Boston ScientificPreceptorTraining in the area of interventional cardiology and peripheral interventions.Consulting Fees
Boston ScientificStrategic Advisory Board AdvisorPeripheral Interventions.Consulting Fees
Boston ScientificStrategic Advisory Board MemberPeripheral InterventionsConsulting Fees
Boston ScientificPreceptorTreatment of peripheral artery diseaseConsulting Fees
Boston ScientificConsultantConsultingConsulting Fees
Bryn Mawr CommunicationsConsultantConsultingConsulting Fees
Burpee MedSystemsConsultantConsultingNon-compensated
Capture VascularConsultantBench studies, animal studies, design iterations, post-market registry for new catheter.Consulting Fees/Equity
Cardinal HealthConsultantProduct and investment opportunities in the Cath Lab space.Consulting Fees
Case WesternConsultantConsultingConsulting Fees
Complete Conference ManagementNon-compensated
ContegoConsultantConsultingConsulting Fees/Equity
CookConsultantProvide VISTA peripheral vascular intervention labs, training events, speaking and consulting services.Consulting Fees
Cook MedicalConsultantConsultingConsulting Fees
CordisAdvisorTreatment innovations in the areas of cardiology and endovascular medicine.Consulting Fees
CordisAdvisorTreatment innovations in the areas of cardiology and endovascular medicine.Consulting Fees
CordisPreceptorDrug device education and trainingConsulting Fees
CovidienNational Principal InvestigatorConduct CREATE PAS StudyConsulting Fees
CRIConsultantTraining and EducationConsulting Fees
CSINational Principal InvestigatorClinical trial of orbital atherectomy system in treating peripheral arterial disease.Consulting Fees
EnableConsultantWearable bolus injectors that allow patients to self-administer drugs to the subcutaneous tissueEquity
GoreScientific Advisory Board Member and ConsultantDevelopment of interventional cardiology and radiology, endovascular, cardiovascular and vascular medical devices and therapies.Consulting Fees
GorePreceptorEducation on endovascular therapies.Consulting Fees
GoreConsultantConsulting Fees
GoreConsultantConsultingConsulting Fees
GoreConsultantConsulting Fees
JavelinConsultantThromboembolic stroke and pulmonary embolism prevention.Consulting Fees/Equity
Lake RegionConsultantDevelopment of minimally-invasive delivery systems and components in stimulation therapy, cardiovascular, peripheral, neurovascular, and vascular access.Consulting Fees
LutonixSteering Committee MemberBelow-the-Knee Clinical TrialConsulting Fees
LutonixConsultantDrug Coated Balloon FDA PanelConsulting Fees
LutonixConsultantConsultingConsulting Fees
Matis BaumExpert WitnessLegal case review.Consulting Fees
Medical SimulationCourse DirectorSimSuite Superficial Femoral Artery ProgramConsulting Fees/Equity
MEDRADPreceptorTraining for AngioJet and Jeststream devices.Consulting Fees
MedtronicSteering Committee MemberGlobal Clinical Study IN.PACT Drug Eluting BalloonConsulting Fees
MedtronicPeripheral Advisory Board and PreceptorDevelopment of medical devices for treatment of peripheral vascular disease.Consulting Fees
NovateConsultantDevelopment of bioabsorbable filters for the prevention of pulmonary embolism.Consulting Fees/Equity
OstialAdvisory Board MemberDevlopement of balloon angioplasty catheters.Consulting Fees/Equity
Quality Management Consulting Group, Ltd.ConsultantConsulting Peer Review ServicesConsulting Fees
ReFlowConsultantDevelopment of medical devices such as catheters to access discrete regions of the peripheral vasculature.Consulting Fees/Equity
SpectraneticsConsultantConsultingConsulting Fees
St. JudeAdvisorEnligHTN IV Clinical TrialConsulting Fees
SurModicsSAB MemberMedical device coatingsConsulting Fees
SVSConsulting Fees
TCTFacultyConsulting Fees
TrivascularConsultantDevelopment of treatments for endovascular aortic repair.Consulting Fees
UPMCConsulting Fees
UpstreamConsultantPercutaneous transluminal catheters for retrograde angioplastyConsulting Fees
VadiswireAdvisory Board MemberDevelopment of guidewires to access challenging peripheral vascular anatomy.Equity
Vascular DynamicsData Safety and Monitoring Board ChairDevelopment of implants for the treatment of hypertension.Consulting Fees
VatrixScientific Advisory Board MemberDevelopment of balloon devices for the treatment of aneurysmal disease.Equity
VEINSAssociate DirectorProvide comprehensive education to cardiology field for treatment of venous diseaseConsulting Fees
VERVESymposium participantProvide comprehensive education to Australian cardiology field for treatment of venous diseaseConsulting Fees
Veryan Medical LimitedConsultantConsulting re Vascular StentsConsulting Fees/Equity
VIVABoard of Directors MemberNot-For-Profit educational organization dedicated to advancing the field of vascular medicine and intervention through education and research.Consulting Fees
Professional Highlights
Publication (10/01/2014)

Two-Year Analysis of the Japanese Cohort From the Zilver PTX Randomized Controlled Trial Supports the Validity of Multinational Clinical Trials. Ohki T, Yokoi H, Kichikawa K, Kimura T, Snyder SA, Ragheb AO, O'Leary EE, Jaff MR, Ansel GM, Dake MD. J Endovasc Ther. 2014 Oct;21(5):644-53. doi: 10.1583/14-4753.1. PMID: 25290792 [PubMed - in process]

Publication (08/01/2013)

Three-year results of the VIBRANT trial of VIABAHN endoprosthesis versus bare nitinol stent implantation for complex superficial femoral artery occlusive disease. Geraghty PJ, Mewissen MW, Jaff MR, Ansel GM; VIBRANT Investigators. J Vasc Surg. 2013 Aug;58(2):386-95.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2013.01.050. Epub 2013 May 13. PMID: 23676191 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Patent (05/02/2007)

US Patent 7220269 B1: Thrombectomy catheter system with occluder and method of using same.


Dr. Ansel is an internationally renowned interventional expert, both in peripheral vascular and cardiovascular procedures. He serves as an invited faculty member at many of the largest cardiovascular conferences and medical meetings all over the world.

Dr. Ansel has been appointed Associate Medical Director of the OhioHealth Research and Innovation Institute in Columbus, Ohio and is a member of the OhioHealth Research Industry Council. He serves as a primary investigator for numerous national and international research trials helping to develop improved patient care to those suffering with peripheral and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Ansel hosts several industry sponsored training courses attended by national and international physicians.

Currently, he serves as System Medical Chief, Vascular Program - OhioHealth, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University Of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, Ohio.

Dr. Ansel is a founding board member of the Vascular InterVentional Advances Conference (VIVA) which is a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and research of vascular disease.

Dr. Ansel received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine where he also completed a postgraduate research fellowship in cardiology. He completed his residency and internship at the Medical University of Ohio in Toledo, Ohio and received his post-fellowship training in peripheral vascular intervention at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans.

Dr. Ansel is affiliated with OhioHealth Heart and Vascular Physicians in Columbus, Ohio. He is a former member of the Peripheral Vascular Committee for the American College of Cardiology and continues to serve as a member of several professional societies. He has contributed to journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, Circulation, Journal of Endovascular Therapy, and The American Journal of Cardiology and has authored many medical book chapters.